Accuracy in Media

Medicare Fraud: $30 Million Paid for Ambulance Rides where No Service was Performed

The Free Beacon reported: Medicare paid out tens of millions for ambulance rides in which beneficiaries did not receive services, according a new government watchdog audit. The inspector general of Health and Human Services released a report Tuesday that details questionable billing practices from ambulance suppliers, an area that is considered highly vulnerable to fraud. […]

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Medicare Audit finds 23,000 Possibly Fake Addresses of Health Care Providers

*sigh*….The Free Beacon reported: “A recent audit from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) discovered more than 23,000 potentially fake or bad addresses of health care providers in the Medicare program.” “The report sheds light on instances of Medicare providers registering addresses as vacant lots, mailboxes, and, in one case, a fast-food chain that has been located […]

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Supreme Court nixes Case over ObamaCare ‘Death Panels’

Well, that was a valiant try to get rid of ObamaCare’s ‘death panels.’ As the Washington Examiner reported: “The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a case arguing a key Medicare panel is unconstitutional, putting an abrupt end to an effort to gut a controversial part of the healthcare law. “The Independent Payment […]

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MSNBC’s O’Donnell: Why Couldn’t the Government Get Obamacare Right? [Video]

  On his program Thursday night, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell struggled to understand how a government that operates programs the size of Social Security and Medicare could fail so miserably when launching Obamacare, which is a fraction the size of those programs. O’Donnell interviewed journalist Steven Brill about his article in Time magazine that discussed the […]

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Biden Challenges the Media to Fact Check Him

Coming off a fact-challenged speech in Charlotte on Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden invited the media to verify his claims on Medicare, challenging the press to “fact check me.” Biden was addressing a group of supporters at Zane Grey Elementary School in Zanesville, Ohio on Saturday morning when he issued his challenge: What they’re proposing, […]

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July 2017

7/21/2017 - No, Media … 26 Million People Won’t Die if Obamacare is Repealed

October 2015

10/28/2015 - Democratic Donor Admits to Medicare Fraud of up to $1.8 Million

September 2015

9/30/2015 - Medicare Fraud: $30 Million Paid for Ambulance Rides where No Service was Performed

July 2015

7/29/2015 - Medicare Audit finds 23,000 Possibly Fake Addresses of Health Care Providers

7/24/2015 - Medicare Expenses have Tripled since 2000

7/21/2015 - Government Has No Idea where Billions of ObamaCare Grants Went

7/19/2015 - Former ObamaCare Executive Now Works for Insurance Company Lobbying Group

April 2015

4/1/2015 - Supreme Court nixes Case over ObamaCare ‘Death Panels’

February 2014

2/28/2014 - MSNBC’s O’Donnell: Why Couldn’t the Government Get Obamacare Right? [Video]

September 2012

9/10/2012 - Biden Challenges the Media to Fact Check Him

August 2012

8/14/2012 - “60 Minutes” Omits Ryan’s Comments on Medicare